Intro to Drama (Semester) Beginning Drama (Full Year)
This course serves as an introduction to the fundamentals of acting on stage and on film. Students will be exposed to play production, stage terminology, and a variety of dramatic texts.
In the full year course, students will explore various acting techniques that will assist them in recreating human behavior for the performance of any role on stage or on screen.
The major emphasis in the classroom is the introduction of basic acting techniques, stage diction, and movement. Students will build specific skills used in developing characters and analyzing scenes through improvisational exercises and scene work.
A general overview will be given of other facets of theatre including technical, design, directing, audition techniques, and musical theatre.
Students will also have the opportunity to participate in various workshops, master classes, and theatre field trips.
Participation on some level, either as a cast or crew member, in the school productions is required.